Sunday, August 22, 2010

And There Was Water Skiing!

I don't know why, but out of the blue one morning Wyatt decided he wanted to try water skiing. He kind of kept on and on with it so we actually got out the skies and got a rope shortened a bit and set out to teach the kid. Brendan wasn't too sure about the idea. I don't think he believed Wyatt would actually do it. So we did a couple lessons on the ground and then we went out to the water. I got in with him to help him hold his skies upright before the boat started pulling him. The boat took off and over the skies Wyatt went. It was a great first try. Unfortunately that was his only try. Brendan, thinking Wyatt was super brave and he better try and keep up decided to try next. So he got ready, got in, and gave it a go. He got up on his third try. He was only up a couple seconds before he pulled in his arms and bailed. It was pretty awesome!! So Brendan was done and both the boys were like, "Let's see you do it, Mom." What was I supposed to do? So I slipped my feet into the kids skies and popped right up. Well maybe not "popped"....more like plowed through the water and finally came out on top still standing. It was pretty fun. It's been a while since I've skied....it's been a long while since I've skied on those particular skies. I eventually bailed plowing through the wake on my too small skies and the kids got a real kick out of it. They were pretty disappointed I didn't do any jumps. Next year boys, next year....

Wyatt

Brendan

"Hit it!"


He did it! See the elbows....inevitable crash!

Mom's turn!
Phew. I did it!

I thought I was real clever waving to the boys. I guess it's not as cool as jumping! ;)

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Nice work Kaylee, way to show the boys how it is done. I guess we will have to take you fishing so that you can show the boys how that is done.
Uncle Bubba

Krisy said...

YAY!

Kim said...

Yay! So fun... Love it!

Jordan said...

Next time you'll have to try one ski. Imagine how impressed they'll be :)